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Leave and Workers Comp Administrator (Contingent Position)
Job Code:2018-10-1A-029
Location:Livermore, CA
This is a contingent/temporary assignment.

The Leave of Absence and Workers Compensation Administrator:

•Manages routine to complex employee leaves of absence (LOA) including, but not limited to, FMLA (full and intermittent), PDL, CFRA, OFLA, Worker’s Compensation, and unpaid leaves. Communicates with carriers, legal advisors, case managers, managers, and employees. Ensures leaves are being handled according to policy and procedures and in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations.

•Educates employees and managers on LOA, ADA, and Worker’s Compensation accommodation processes and acts as a primary contact for the employee. Communicates leave and accommodation responsibilities effectively with all levels of the organization. Partners with vendor and business partners in facilitating return to work activity.

•Ensures that appropriate and timely follow-up information is provided to employees in response to requests for information, documents and forms.

•Provides pro-active guidance and direction to HR management and staff on employee relations issues related to, or impacted by, leaves of absence. Considers all aspects of employment related policies and procedures. Documents processes, decisions, and approvals ensuring a consistent and fair approach to leave management. Escalates issues as appropriate.

•Collaborates and coordinates status changes and pay adjustments with the appropriate team to ensure pay and benefits are appropriately managed before, during, and after leaves.

•Coordinates and facilitates ergonomic evaluations with employees, management, and HR staff.

•Creates, tracks, and manages all leave related documentation, notifications, correspondence, administrative details, and files. Ensures documentation is completed, processed, and filed in a timely manner and as required by company policy and applicable federal and state laws.

•Performs other related duties as required or requested.

•Adheres to all company, departmental and client policies, procedures and requirements. Maintains clearances and licenses as required for position based upon assignment.

•Completes assigned training on time and with acceptable scores. Demonstrates understanding of training materials and applies knowledge in appropriate situations.

Required Skills and Knowledge:
•Advanced, applied knowledge of LOA, ADA and Worker’s Compensation federal and state laws across multiple states including, but not limited to, California, Texas, Oregon and Florida.
•Demonstrated proficiency using HR systems for tracking and administration of LOA, Worker’s Compensation and Safety activity.
•Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
•Ability to communicate, collaborate, and influence effectively with vendors, employees, management, and cross functionally.
•Detail oriented with strong organization skills.
•Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
•Ability to act with confidence and achieve results.Ability to build credibility and trust.
•Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with a professional attitude and exceptional organizational skills under pressure.•Ability to adapt quickly to change and demonstrate continuous process improvement.
•Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
•Ability to exercise good judgment and anticipate consequences by weighing multiple, sometimes conflicting, priorities
•Strong customer service skills, demonstrated business partnership and team player abilities.
•Demonstrated ability to produce results and maintain a positive attitude in fast paced, dynamic environments.
•Ability to make good decisions and perform work independently to drive results given direction in the form of objectives.
•Ability to work in a team environment where collaboration and the knowledge transfer process are critical for success.

Physical Requirements
•Performs duties in a busy standard office environment with moderate noise level.
•Sits or stands at a desk during scheduled shift, reaching as needed to use office equipment.
•Makes and returns calls using an office phone system.
•Views a computer monitor, types on a keyboard and uses a mouse.
•Reads and comprehends information in electronic (computer) or paper form (written/printed).
•Types frequently, but not constantly, using a keyboard and mouse.
•Occasionally lifts/carries/pushes/pulls up to 10 pounds.
•Travel is not generally required for this position.

Education and Experience:
•Significant experience, generally 5 years or more, of progressively complex experience in a Human Resources Leave Administration or similar position that includes using independent judgement in the administration of leave polices and procedures.

•Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, or the equivalent in related work experience, demonstrating a thorough understanding of leave of absence and worker’s compensation policy and procedures.
•PHR and/or CEB preferred.
•Clearances as required by contract assignment.

The statements included in this job profile indicate, in general, the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent. This document is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of workers assigned to this position Other duties may be required, and the statements included are subject to change at any time. This document is not a contract for employment.

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration protected by law. Performant will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local "Fair Chance" laws.

Employment Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position and authorization to work in the United States is required prior to employment.
Remote work/relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Drug/Alcohol Free Workplace:
Performant Financial Corporate is committed to maintaining a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace. Candidates that have been offered employment will be required to submit and successfully pass a drug and alcohol screening. Drug and alcohol screening for current employees may be performed in certain circumstances in accordance with company policy and applicable laws.

Background and Credit Checks:
Performant Financial Corporation will procure a background criminal and credit history report on you in connection with your application for employment as allowed under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of your authorization and, if you are hired or engaged by Performant Financial Corporation, throughout your employment or contract period.

Agency Submissions:
Performant Financial Corporation does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to Performant employees. Performant Financial Corporation is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.